YouTube creates gaming platform, Twitch pwns with swift response

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YouTube is launching an entirely new website for gamers — except, it’s not exactly grundbreaking.

YouTube announced a platform called Gaming on Friday, a separate website and app for its gaming community. It will be available in the U.S. and UK at some point this summer, with a special preview next week for E3 attendees

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Each game will get its own home where users can find streams, walkthroughs and other videos specific to that title, with content also coming from publishers and popular YouTube gaming personalities. Users can add games to their “collections,” similar to how they would subscribe to a channel and receive notifications whenever channels they follow begin a live stream. Read more…

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